Hanergy Thin Film Power Group introduced its innovative BIPV product HanWall in Dubai on 9 October.
HanWall is the world’s first integrated solar powered wall solution for Middle East market, the company stated.
The launch event that was witnessed by over 50 guests from UAE, Oman and other Middle East countries’ architectural consultancies, architecture companies, and curtain wall enterprises emphasized the noteworthy influence of HanWall’s launch in Middle East market and put into the discussion arena the BIPV market size of Middle East and the future prospects of BIPV products in the region.
HanWall is Hanergy’s newest development in the building-integrated PV segment, going well beyond installation of rooftop solar panels and making power generating capability an integral part of the fabric of a building.
Equipped with CIGS solar cell technology, every 1000 square meters of HanWall incorporated in the south facade of a building in Beijing can generate 326 kW of electricity per day, equaling to a reduced usage of 48 tons of coal. As of today, over 700 patent applications have been filed for HanWall. Quality certifications including China Compulsory Certification have been issued or are in the process of being approved by authorities from China and 6 other countries and regions.
Hanergy assured to its potential clientele of the abiding power output, being no less than 85 per cent at least for 25 years. HanWall can resist a grade-12 typhoon and it can adapt to temperatures from -40 degree Celsius to +85 degree Celsius, and has 4 different colors and various sizes, allowing designers to utilize the creative ability to build new eco landmarks.
During the launch event, Minjian Hu, CEO of Hanergy UAE Country and Tariq Said Humaid Al-Mamari, Director of General Logistic Company signed a cooperation contract.
As part of the contract, Hanergy will be the appointing authority in PV product design consultant and business partner for the latter. As the next step, Hanergy will provide thin-film solar product including HanWall in Oman Chinatown commercial project, and the two parties will build this project as Oman’s Green New Landmark.
Middle East Solar Industry Association (MEMESIA)’s founding member, General Manager of Alsa Solar Systems Limited, Karel De Winter who has more than 20 years of working experiences in PV industry while sharing his insights on the Middle East’s industry said: “Since Middle East is rich in sunlight resource, HanWall is likely to do well in this market and we’re certain that it will fill the gap of BIPV market, extend the BIPV application and the usage scenario in the region.”
Hu Minjian, CEO of Hanergy Dubai, said: “The solar energy industry in the Middle East region has experienced strong growth in the last four years. Countries in the region have announced ambitious renewable energy production goals to help decarbonize their economies and manage the growing electricity demand. We’re certain that HanWall’s introduction in the region will be instrumental in Middle East countries’ perpetual efforts to meet this burgeoning demand of electricity.”